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Vicomtesse de Belleval

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Cultivar
Vicomtesse de Belleval
Originator
Guérin
Group
Lactiflora
Date
1852

Species — P. albiflora. Originated by Guerin, 1852. Donated by Ellwanger & Barry. DESCRIPTION OF BLOOM — Type of bloom crown. Form of bloom flat, loose. Not differentiated. Entirely transformed. Color (total effect) hydrangea pink 1 (132); guards clear; collar cream white, lighter than guards; center same color as guards faded; secondary staminodes present, cream white. Fragrance pleasant X. Blooming time early. Medium size. DESCRIPTION OF PLANT — Habit of plant medium erect, medium tall, compact. Growth strong. Cornell specimens diseased. Stem medium long, medium strong, reddish green. Blooming habit medium. Buds borne in clusters, slightly blighted. Foliage well furnished, medium green, fine; veins reddish green. COMMERCIAL VALUE — For cut bloom medium; landscape value medium. Variety as a whole medium.

Reference: 1911-CUB 306:100